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 Dictionary entry overview: What does conflagration mean? 

  The noun CONFLAGRATION has 1 sense:

1. a very intense and uncontrolled fire

  Familiarity information: CONFLAGRATION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1conflagration [BACK TO TOP]


A very intense and uncontrolled fire

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events


conflagration; inferno

Hypernyms ("conflagration" is a kind of...):

fire (the event of something burning (often destructive))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "conflagration"):

wildfire (a raging and rapidly spreading conflagration)

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